22 Adorable Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids

We found cute, whimsical and *actually cool* gifts kids of all ages will love.

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January 19, 2023

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about romance — it’s a time to show love to the smaller set, too. Kids love the thrill of Valentine’s Day. They get to hand out tiny cards and candy in class and eat all the treats when they finally get home. It’s also the perfect time for you to show the kiddos in your life a little extra love. Whether those children love to cook or simply snack, these are the best Valentine’s Day gifts for kids of all ages.

Get your kids excited about spending time in the kitchen with this set designed just for them. A mini whisk, mini spatula and fun kids deck of cards is the perfect foray into cooking. Your kids will be whisking eggs, scraping the brownie bowl and suggesting new dishes in no time.

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What kid doesn’t love something with their name on it? This box of three personalized sugar cookies with royal icing includes two envelopes (where you can personalize names) and one Happy Valentine’s Day heart.

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Any sports-loving kid will adore this embossed heart-shaped Reese’s basketball tin (it also comes in football or soccer ball). Open the package and you’ll find 12 miniature Reese’s peanut butter cups.

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A fun dessert kit is always a good idea for a Valentine’s Day gift, and this ice cream cone cake set will have them whipping up treats for the whole family. What could be better than pairing freshly baked confetti cake with cake cones and tons of frosting? Use the included frosting tips for the perfect swirl and top with tons of sprinkles, of course.

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This mini waffle maker creates the perfect kid-sized waffles in a heart shape perfect for Valentine’s Day morning or as a dessert treat with ice cream and hot fudge. Add a little pink or red food coloring to the batter for extra flare.

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Kids will need something to put all their treats on for Valentine’s Day and this adorable set, that includes a plate, bowl and cup, is the perfect addition for younger kids. It’ll soon become their favorite in the rotation even long after the holiday is over.

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The ultimate addition to any kitchen for toddlers through age six, this step stool gives kids just the height they need to actually help Mom and Dad. This Chef Series version has a spot for them to write out recipes and you can rest assured that they are secure even at a higher height. This is a gift both kids and their parents will love that can last for years.

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This too-cute red heart pattern on a white apron will make sure your kids look stylish (and less messy!) in their kitchen endeavors. Take it one step further and buy the matching adult version for a real photo opp.

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A kid may turn away a box of chocolate truffles, but a box of mini doughnuts? Never! A dozen mini donuts come in the quintessential heart shaped chocolate box and are wrapped up just like truffles. We have a feeling they may not want to share this one.

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This cute kit is perfect for younger kids who love to decorate but aren’t quite ready for prime time in the kitchen. Of course, even older kids will love the chance to put as much candy and frosting as they want on a popcorn ball. The kit comes with Smarties, Tootsie Rolls, YumEarth Giggles and icing to decorate the balls. Plus, stickers and a cute XOXO tic-tac-toe board.

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Kids will flip for this pan that turns their mini pancakes into the perfect emojis! The non-stick pan makes it easy to flip and easy to clean. Add your favorite syrup or topping and devour these little smiles.

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Traditional conversation hearts may be too retro for the next generation, but this mold will allow your kids to create their own talking treats with classic messages like "cutie pie" and "too sweet." Turn them into brownies, cookies or chocolates for a fun twist on a traditional Valentine’s Day treat.

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Few kids turn down hot cocoa at any opportunity, especially when it comes paired with cookies and heart-shaped giant marshmallows. This basket is perfect for a chilly Valentine’s Day spent indoors.

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It’s never too early to start learning about food from around the world. This set introduces toddlers (age 3+) through play with felt foods. They can create their own restaurant complete with menus and plates, and create dishes like sushi or pho. Limitless combinations equal hours of fun.

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Kuhn Rikon Silicone Rainbow Whisks

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This stylish bear — check out the heart shaped sunnies — is filled with cherry and sour watermelon gummy bears that are sure to be devoured within days (or minutes if you’ll let them). The kiddos will love holding onto this cool bear to fill back up with gummies or other treats for another day.

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They won’t need a quarter for this candy dispenser, just maybe a parent’s permission. This personalized M&Ms dispenser has a special customized Valentine’s Day message on the outside and is filled with your own special designed M&Ms. Choose a Valentine’s Day theme or their favorite colors for a gift just as sweet as your kids.

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A giant pretzel is a fun gift and a giant heart-shaped pretzel makes it even more special. This one from Milwaukee Pretzel Company is enough to feed a bunch of hungry kids this Valentine’s Day. For a little extra love, it comes with both Nutella and Nacho cheese cups for a sweet and salty February treat.

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Add a little extra love to their morning cereal with these cute personalized "I Cerealsly Love You" cereal bowls. Pick your color and add their name to these dishwasher and microwave safe bowls they’ll use time and time again.

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Valentine’s Day is acceptable for cheesy food puns and these kids’ shirts certainly deliver. Cute messages like "I only have fries for you" and "You have a pizza my heart" paired with adorable illustrations will make these shirts a must-wear for any food-loving kid.

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Frosted animal crackers and rainbow sprinkles all in a chocolate bar, this is what childhood dreams are made of. This vibrant bar isn’t just full of fun, it’s delicious to boot. So much so that you may need to get an extra for yourself.

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They’ll have so much fun decorating marshmallow krispie treats with this Fancy Sprinkles kit. Heart-shaped molds help you easily shape the ooey-gooey mix, while melted candy makes for fun drizzles and edible glitter adds some pizzazz.

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